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Kuchma Endorses New Ukraine Vote

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Kuchma Endorses New Ukraine Vote

Kuchma Endorses New Ukraine Vote

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Outgoing Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, facing massive street protests and international pressure, backs a new presidential election to end the standoff between Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko. NPR's Lawrence Sheets reports.

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